Full series of 7 walks for 7 days from the West Side Rag

Many of these suggestions are off the beaten track or tiny. Definitely worth a visit tho — each and every one. Now that travel (sometimes even to another state) is so fraught with inconvenience if not outright danger) is somewhat off the table, new ideas are great.

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7 Walks in 7 Days: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Posted on June 16, 2020 at 11:53 pm by West Sider

The seventh in our 7 Walks in 7 Days around the Upper West Side goes off the beaten … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 1 comment

7 Walks in 7 Days: A Park Filled With Beauty and Melancholy

Posted on June 11, 2020 at 11:44 pm by West Sider

This lovely little park, tended carefully by the Friends of Straus Park, a group of residents from nearby buildings, was named for Ida and Isidore S … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 8 comments

7 Walks in 7 Days: Cascading Water in the Park

Posted on June 9, 2020 at 11:42 pm by West Sider

Olmstead and Vaux’s plan for Central Park divided the park in two–the southern end was designed to be pastoral and the northern end was to be rustic and ru … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 14 comments

7 Walks in 7 Days: A Garden in the Middle of the City

Posted on June 7, 2020 at 11:48 pm by West Sider

A plot of vacant land that was once a repository for urban trash — refrigerators, car parts, etc. — has been transformed into a beautiful community g … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 3 comments

7 Walks in 7 Days: The Smallest Museum in the Neighborhood

Posted on June 6, 2020 at 10:50 pm by West Sider

The third in our 7 Walks in 7 Days around the Upper West Side heads to an art space that’s not much bigger than a parking m … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 6 comments

7 Walks in 7 Days: The Park That Was Restored to Beauty

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 6:09 pm by West Sider

At the end of the 1980s, this lovely park that circles the Museum of Natural History was a barren, dirt- packed, totally neglected s … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 4 comments

7 Walks in 7 Days: Alexander von Humboldt Was a Celebrity in His Day

Posted on June 4, 2020 at 12:54 pm by West Sider

As the weather improves, it’s a good time to explore some parts of the UWS that may be new to you. Whether you’re a solitary walker or you prefer to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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